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Lessons of romanticism : a critical companion

Lessons of romanticism : a critical companion

Author: Robert F Gleckner; Thomas Pfau
Publisher: London : Durham, NC : Duke of Wellington Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Moving beyond views of European Romanticism as an essentially poetic development, this title strives to strengthen a critical awareness of the genres, historical institutions, and material practices  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Gleckner; Thomas Pfau
ISBN: 0822320916 9780822320913
OCLC Number: 1110378467
Description: vii, 475 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments ixIntroduction: Reading beyond Redemption: Historicism, Irony, and the Lessons of Romanticism / Thomas Pfau 1Varieties of Bildung in European Romanticism and Beyond Romanticism, Bildung, and the Literary Absolute / Marc Redfield 41The Inhibitions of Democracy on Romantic Political Thought: Thoreau's Democratic Individualism / Nancy L. Rosenblum 55Between Irony and Radicalism: The Other Way of a Romantic Education / Karen A. Weisman 76Friendly Instruction: Coleridge and the Discipline of Sociology / Regina Hewitt 89Keats and the Aesthetics of Critical Knowledge; or, The Ideology of Studying Romanticism at the Present Time / David S. Ferris 103Reading Habits: Scenes of Romantic Miseducation and the Challenge of Eco-Literacy / Marlon B. Ross 126Postmodernism, Romanticism, and John Clare / Theresa M. Kelley 157Images and Institutions of Cultural Literacy in Romanticism The Lessons of Swedenborg; or, The Origin of William Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and Hell / Joseph Viscomi 173Coleridge's Lessons in Translation: The "Logic" of the "Wildest Odes" / H.J. Jackson 213Some Romantic Images in Beethoven / Maynard Solomon 225"Lorenzo's" Liverpool and "Corinne's" Coppet: The Italianate Salon and Romantic Education / Nanora Sweet 244Liberty, Connection, and Tyranny: The Novels of Jane Austen and the Aesthetic Movement of the Picturesque / Jill Heydt-Stevenson 261The Royal Academy and the Annual Exhibition of the Viewing Public / C.S. Matheson 280Romantic Psychoanalysis: Keats, Identity, and "(The Fall of) Hyperion" / Joel Faflak 304"Their terrors came upon me tenfold": Literacy and Ghosts in John Clare's Autobiography / Richard G. Swartz 328Gender, Sexuality, and the (Un)Romantic Canon A Lesson in Romanticism: Gendering the Soul / Susan J. Wolfson 349What Happens When Jane Austen and Frances Burney Enter the Romantic Canon? / William Galperin 376Domesticating Gothic: Jane Austen, Ann Radcliffe, and National Romance / Miranda J. Burgess 392Learning What Hurts: Romanticism, Pedagogy, Violence / Adela Pinch 413Reforming Byron's Narcissism / Steven Bruhm 429"This Horrid Theatre of Human Sufferings": Gendering the Stages of History in Catharine Macaulay and Percy Bysshe Shelly / Greg Kucich 448Contributors 467Index 471
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Pfau and Robert F. Gleckner.


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